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6 Accessible Ingredients in your kitchen that will take your hair mask to the next level

Hair care is something that has been important to many people whether its hair health or even the looks. Let’s face it; between a busy schedule, hair care can fall down the list of priorities. Just ran out of a deep conditioner? Need something quick and inexpensive? We’ve got you covered with 6 kitchen ingredients that’ll transform your hair mask to the next level without breaking the bank!

Oil

While adding oil to your conditioner or deep conditioner, it can also be used as a treatment alone and to help add shine after the styling process. Oil is something most people have on hand, specifically oils like olive, coconut, almond oil that's common for people to have in their kitchens. These oils are really good for nourishing the scalp, strengthen the strands. The oils provide key nutrients for the hair including Fatty acids like Omega-3, Vitamins like Vitamin E, and Minerals like Magnesium. Which is a quick and affordable way to add nutrients to your hair.

Eggs

If you like a batch of eggs in the morning, this next one's for you. EGGS!!! Yes, you’re reading correctly, eggs can improve your hair's shine and strength. The protein and fat complex in an egg has the ability to strengthen and protect the hair making it feel and look stronger. When used in moderation, it can be a great addition to your hair care. Especially adding a little bit of oil to it can be a great protein mask, filling in the gaps in the hair cuticle. It’s a great way to utilize what you already have in your kitchen to improve the quality of your hair.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Another great ingredient to include on your next hair mask is Apple Cider Vinegar. Yes we know…. It has an unpleasant smell, but its hair benefits can be well worth it’s smell. From balancing the scalps pH, catering to dandruff, smoothing the hair cuticles, adding shine, and many more benefits. Diluted Apple Cider Vinegar, because ACV in its full potency can be too powerful. However since ACV is only a couple of dollars, this can be a great way to make your hair feel fluffy, shiny, light-weight, and balance the pH.

Avocado

Avocado is filled with essential nutrients like biotin, potassium, and magnesium which is an excellent source to add a nutrient boost to your next hair mask. To avoid it getting stuck in your hair, we recommend blending it in with your next DIY or your regular conditioner. It also adds lots of shine and strength to the hair which encourages a healthy environment for your hair to grow.

Rice

If you have rice, you have a protein treatment in as quick as a few hours. When you soak rice in water, the proteins that formulate the rice seep into the water creating rice water! This is an incredible and affordable way to add protein to your hair’s hair structure. It can add shine, strength, and nutrients that’ll help improve your hair’s health. It does take more thoughtful action, planning ahead but it’s worth utilizing resources you already have!

Honey

If you’re looking for something to soften your hair, help the detangling process, and smooth the hair; honey is a great ingredient to have! It helps with adding essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and even amino acids to help protect the hair with damage and improve overall hair growth. It strengthens the hair and reduces breakage. Simultaneously it provides shine and moisture which adds a fuller and silky texture to the hair.

With healthy hair being a common goal for many, we strive to help share our experience, research, and expertise for the everyday hair enthusiast who are working to reach their hair goals. We get it, we can't always make it to the salon every week; life gets busy and resources can fluctuate. But just because life can get busy and our situations change, we can aim to take it step by step and resort to simpler and more convenient ways to still take steps towards your hair goals while accommodating life’s changes. With each step we are closer to healthy, shiny hair.

Items:

Oil

Eggs

Apple Cider Vinegar

Avocado

Rice

Honey




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